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Definition 1: bright-colored; a float attached by rope to the seabed to mark channels in a harbor or underwater hazards - [noun denoting communication]

(buoy is a kind of ...) an indicator that orients you generally

"it is used as a reference for comparing the heating and the electrical energy involved"

(... is a kind of buoy ) a buoy that can be heard (at night)

(... is a kind of buoy ) a buoy with a round bottom and conical top

(... is a kind of buoy ) a buoy resembling a cone

(... is a kind of buoy ) a buoy resembling a vertical log

Definition 2: mark with a buoy - [verb of communication]

(buoy is a kind of ...) designate as if by a mark

"This sign marks the border"

Definition 3: keep afloat - [verb of contact]

Samples where buoy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The life vest buoyed him up

Synonyms for buoy in the sense of this definition

(buoy is a kind of ...) be the physical support of; carry the weight of

"The beam holds up the roof" "He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam" "What's holding that mirror?"

Definition 4: float on the surface of water - [verb of motion]

(buoy is a kind of ...) be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom

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